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The Edged Weapons topic covers news, tips, tactics and equipment officers need to defend against blade attacks. Whether it’s a butcher knife, a machete, an axe, or a pocket knife, police officers face the threat of an edged weapon attack exponentially more often than a firearm.
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December 06, 2014

4 hurt in Amtrak knife attack, suspect charged

Officers used an ECD to subdue the suspect and take him into custody; all four victims were stable Saturday - Full Story
December 03, 2014
High-performance police gloves are slash and needle-resistant

High-performance police gloves are slash and needle-resistant

Twelve models of the glove are available — all of which are available with EN 388:2003 Puncture/Needle Resistance Level 4 - Full Story
November 28, 2014

Authorities: Man had stun guns, machete in luggage

Safety officials say they've found two stun guns, a machete and other weapons in a man's checked baggage at JFK Airport - Full Story
November 24, 2014

Trending Topics: When cops face danger inside a hospital

By PoliceOne Staff From deadly police standoffs to sudden attacks on medical workers, this week’s... - Full Story
November 23, 2014

Video: Ala. officer shoots knife-wielding man

Police responded to reports of a man threatening someone with a knife when the shooting occurred Friday - Full Story
November 15, 2014

Officer wore camera during Utah man's shooting, wasn't on

Chief said the officer was new and was focusing on incident, didn't think to turn the camera on - Full Story
November 14, 2014

2 officers wounded at Conn. Navy base

Authorities say two Navy civilian police officers have been wounded while confronting a knife-wielding man - Full Story
November 12, 2014
Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Officer opened fire after man wielding dual knives took a fighting stance and yelled, "you're gonna shoot me, you're gonna shoot me" - Full Story
November 11, 2014
NAACP seeks federal review of Utah police shooting

NAACP seeks federal review of Utah police shooting

Attorney's office ruled last week that the two officers involved were justified in the shooting because they feared for their lives and the lives of others - Full Story
November 11, 2014
Video: Idaho police fatally shoot knife-wielding woman

Video: Idaho police fatally shoot knife-wielding woman

Dash and body camera footage has been released of a deadly July 8 shooting of a woman armed with a knife who charged officers - Full Story



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